The music video was shot in Haggerty Park in Queens, New York, and directed by Parris Mayhew, who had done the Onyx video for "Slam
." Jam Master Jay of Run-DMC managed Onyx, so he brought Mayhew on board for "Ooh, Whatcha Gonna Do."
"That was the first time so far that an artist came to me with a concept," Mayhew told Songfacts
. "They said something like, 'We want to strip away all the showbiz – the gold chains and 'It's Tricky
.'' They just wanted to shoot a video in the hood, at the park where they grew up, with all their friends. Eating and barbecuing and doing this whole thing."